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Radiohead's Thom Yorke, celebrating his major label emancipation. (Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

Jukebox Jury: Do Artists Still Need Record Labels To Be Successful?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Technology has made it considerably easier for musicians to go the D.I.Y. […]

02/08/2013

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What, Exactly, Is Rock’N’Roll? The Rock Hall Explains

This year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction class isn’t short on variety – and that’s the way the Rock Hall likes it. From new-school artists with a touch of hip-hop (The Beastie Boys, […]

04/13/2012